There’s nothing tastier than fresh, local produce! We have some amazing farmers markets in the Rockford area where you can find everything from apples to zucchini! Many of these markets also include handmade goods and unique gift items. 

Here’s a roundup of the Farmers Markets in the Rockford area and when they start for the season. For the 2020 season, there are different policies in place because of COVID-19. Please read the changes before attending.

Opening in June

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Edgebrook Farmers Market

1639 N Alpine Rd, Rockford, IL

Every Wednesday

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

June 3 – October 28, 2020

Local farmers selling high quality vegetables, fruits, flowers, plants, baked goods, honey, eggs, and more. View a list of vendors here.

COVID-19 Changes:

  • Face masks are required.
  • Only one shopper per family can enter.
  • Practice safe distancing of 6 feet in the market.
  • Please do not touch products.

Beloit Farmers Market

Corner of State and Grand Avenues, Beloit, WI

Every Saturday

9 am – 12 pm

June 6 – October, 2020

Local farmers and vendors selling fresh produce, eggs, cheese, salsa, fresh squeezed juice, baked goods, flowers, jewelry, and crafts. View a list of vendors here. 

COVID-19 Changes:

  • 200 guests will be allowed in the market at once.
  • Only one member from each family can enter.
  • Vendors are food-only.
  • Please do not touch products.

Janesville Farmers Market

100 N Main St. Janesville, WI

Every Saturday

8:00 am – 1:00 pm

May 2 – October 2020

Local vendors selling fresh produce, herbs, plants, cut flowers, baked goods, soap, jewelry and art.

COVID-19 Changes:

  • Face masks are required.
  • There will be no art/craft, no music, no sampling and no kids activties.
  • Please do not touch products.
  • No gatherings.

Rockford City Market

Intersection of Water Street and Market Street, Rockford, IL

Every Friday

3:30 pm – 7:30 pm after Labor Day

June 5 – September 11, 2020

Local food, appetizers, and desserts, live music, handmade goods, clothing, jewelry and kid’s items. View a list of vendors here.

COVID-19 Changes:

  • Face masks are required.
  • There will be no music, food or beverage consumption on site, activities, or seating.

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North End Market

Intersection of North Main and Auburn, Rockford, IL

Every Saturday

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

June 6 – TBA

Local vendors selling fresh vegetables and fruit, honey, BBQ, baked goods, and handmade items. Vendor profiles published on Facebook.

COVID-19 Changes:

  • Face masks are required.
  • No food consumption on site and no music or seating.
  • Prepare for an “in and out” market.

Farmers Markets That Have Not Announced Opening Days

Once these farmer’s markets announce their opening days, we will update this article.

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HCC/Colonial Village Farmers Market

Corner of Newburg and Alpine, Rockford, IL

Every Friday

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

TBA

Farmers and artisans selling produce, baked goods, crafts, jewelry and handmade soap. Vendors are spotlight on Facebook here.

Plan Your Stateline Spring and Summer Farmers Market Visits!

Belvidere Farmers Market and Crafts

1940 N State St, Belvidere, IL

Every Saturday

9:00 am – 1:30 pm

TBA

Vendors selling baked goods, fruit and vegetables, jams, jellies, soaps, and other crafts. Vendors are spotlighted on Facebook.

Plan Your Stateline Spring and Summer Farmers Market Visits!

The Midtown Market

Corner of 7th Street and 4th Avenue, Rockford, IL

Saturdays

TBA

9:00 am – noon

This market only runs twice per summer so don’t miss it! It is a community gathering for ethnic food, farm, coffee, kid activities, music and crafts. Vendors are spotlighted on Facebook.

Rockton River Market

150 E. Hawick Street, Rockton, IL

Every Wednesday

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

TBA

Local vendors selling food, ice cream, books, clothing, and handmade items. Live music and face painting. Vendors are spotlighted on Facebook.

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